S Railway delivers over 1,800 MT of medical oxygen to TN

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Chennai, May 30 (PTI): Over 1,800 metric tonne of liquid medical oxygen (LMO) have so far been delivered to Tamil Nadu through 31 oxygen express trains, the Southern Railway said here on Sunday.

The 30th express with the LMO from Bhilai in Chhattisgarh and the 31st from Jindal Steel Siding, Dolvi, Maharashtra, arrived in Chennai today, a press release from the Southern Railway said.

The two trains came to the Inland Container Depot at Tondiarpet here, the release said.

One brought 73.17 metric tonne of the LMO while the other carried 80.44 metric tonne, it said.

Till date, 1,887.62 metric tonne of the gas has been brought for Tamil Nadu, it added. PTI VIJ NVG NVG